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Leaders in Forensic Investigation

Hawkins has been committed to providing high quality forensic investigation services to our clients since 1980.

About Us

For 40 years, Hawkins has been a well-established and respected firm specialising in forensic investigation and root cause analysis for the insurance, legal and risk management professions.

We are a growing company, currently with eight offices in key locations around the United Kingdom and offices in Dubai, Hong Kong and Singapore, with an ever increasing number of experts covering many disciplines. Our forensic scientists and engineers investigate a wide range of losses including fires, explosions, accidents and engineering problems. Visit our Services page for more information on the disciplines we cover.

We provide a wide range of forensic investigation services and can take an investigation from scene to court if required:

  • Full investigation and report
  • Litigation support
  • Giving evidence in court
  • Forensic preview
  • Forensic Claims validation service
  • General advice

We always aim to tailor the investigation to your needs, so if you want a brief, preliminary investigation we can do that. In addition, you are always welcome to call one of our experts for an informal, confidential chat with no commitment. We will be happy to tell you what we can do to help.

If you think you might have the need for an investigator please contact us by telephone or email and we will do our best to help you.

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Latest News

Waleed Khan Joins Hawkins' Road Traffic Collision Investigation Team

28th Oct 2020

Waleed joins Hawkins after graduating from the University of Birmingham in 2020.He received a First class honours degree in Mechanical Engineering, which included subject areas covering Mechanical Design, Computational Fluid dynamics, Finite Element Analysis, ...

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Robert Taylor Joins Hawkins' Road Traffic Collision Investigation Team

26th Oct 2020

Robert is a Chartered Engineer and has joined Hawkins after working in automotive systems at Millbrook Proving Ground.Robert graduated from the University of Warwick in 2013 with a First class Masters in Mechanical Engineering. After graduating, Robert ...

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Hawkins Launches New Acoustics Consultancy Website

21st Oct 2020

While Hawkins has been working with our Cambridge Office Regional Manager, Ros Lambert-Porter to provide acoustics engineering services since 2017, we are expanding to provide an even more thorough Acoustic Consultancy to clients in need in the sectors ...

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Investigating the Causes of Vehicle Fires

19th Oct 2020

John Holland, Regional Manager of Hawkins’ Glasgow office, has given webinars on Vehicle Fires to motor claims teams at insurance companies in the UK over the past few months. If your office would like to see a presentation on this, or any other engineering ...

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James Morris Joins Hawkins' Fire Invesitgation Team

12th Oct 2020

James joins Hawkins’ Fire Investigation team after working in the petrochemical and biochemical industries.James completed his PhD researching a novel enzyme and its mechanism of action in blood cells, before undertaking six years postdoctoral research ...

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